Rebates and Financing

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PEI Rebates

The Canada Greener Homes Initiative provides grants of $1 per watt of solar energy up to $5,000. To learn more, click here https://natural-resources.canada.ca/energy-efficiency/homes/canada-greener-homes-initiative/canada-greener-homes-grant/canada-greener-homes-grant/23441.
The Prince Edward Island Solar Electric Rebate offers home owners $1,000/kilowatt DC installed, up to 40% of installed costs, to a maximum of $10,000. In PEI, this is STACKABLE with the Greener Homes Grant. To learn more, click here https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/environment-energy-and-climate-action/solar-electric-rebate-program.

PEI Financing

The Canada Greener Homes Loan offers interest-free financing to help Canadians make their homes more energy efficient and comfortable. Loans are $5000-$40,000 and are interest free for 10 years. To learn more, click here https://natural-resources.canada.ca/energy-efficiency/homes/canada-greener-homes-initiative/canada-greener-homes-loan/24286.
Currently available for Charlottetown residents, The Switch Program has been put in place to provide technical advice and financial assistance for almost any project that saves energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. The program offers loans of up to $40,000, interest free for up to 15 years. To learn more, click here https://switchpace.org/homeowners/charlottetown/.

Nova Scotia Rebates

The Canada Greener Homes Initiative provides grants of $1 per watt of solar energy up to $5,000. To learn more, click here https://natural-resources.canada.ca/energy-efficiency/homes/canada-greener-homes-initiative/canada-greener-homes-grant/canada-greener-homes-grant/23441.
Efficiency Nova Scotia offers incentives to homeowners for solar PV systems to make solar electricity more affordable than ever. The SolarHomes rebate is capped at $0.30/Watt (installed DC capacity) up to a maximum of $3,000. https://www.efficiencyns.ca/residential/services-rebates/solar-homes/terms-and-conditions/

Nova Scotia Financing

The Canada Greener Homes Loan offers interest-free financing to help Canadians make their homes more energy efficient and comfortable. Loans are $5000-$40,000 and are interest free for 10 years. To learn more, click here https://natural-resources.canada.ca/energy-efficiency/homes/canada-greener-homes-initiative/canada-greener-homes-loan/24286.
The Solar City program offers property owners in the Halifax Regional Municipality access to innovative solar energy options, which can be financed through a solar collector account with the Halifax Regional Municipality. https://www.halifax.ca/home-property/solar-projects/about-solar-city

Frequently Asked Questions

If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for in our FAQ section, feel free to get in touch with us. We’re always here to help with any questions you may have.
Yes.  The Provincial Efficiency program offers a rebate based on your system size.
Yes. The Greener Homes Federal program has funding available in the form of a grant, and an interest free loan available to all Canadians.
There are a few different factors this can depend on, electric bill, roof/yard space, etc. We aim to achieve net zero where possible. On average our customers see between 60-80% savings on their electric bill.
Leasing might be convenient, but buying can provide long term savings and increase your property value.  Also, many insurance providers won’t cover leased panels.
We don’t offer in-house financing because we support the Federal government's choice of providing Canadians with a $40,000 interest free loan to help pay for energy retrofits through the Canada Greener Homes program.

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